Why Women Experienced Late Period Negative Pregnancy Test?


As a woman who experiences late period and pregnancy symptoms believed to be pregnant. Experiencing this case is not favourable for a woman who is sexually active and doesn’t want to get pregnant. However, there are several women who experienced late period but getting negative results after taking pregnancy test. Is this possible? Are they pregnant? Yes, this is possible yet this is not common for every woman. If they got a late period negative pregnancy test, there are various reasons of having this kind of situation.

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pregnancy-test-2-300x263Having an irregular cycle is one of the reasons why women are having late period negative pregnancy test. For some women, the main reason of having an irregular menstruation cycle is having hormonal imbalances. Moreover, there are other factors that influence a late period such as depression, stress as well as sleeplessness. It can only affect menstruation if woman is having this stress or sleeplessness for a long period of time.

Another reason of getting negative results in pregnancy test even having late periods is taking into medication. If woman is taking control pills and shots, it can cause to have late periods. Likewise, having a late period for the travellers is very common. If woman is travelling and having a jetlag, the body is still adjusting to the new time zone that can lead to improper sleeping and wake time – that cause late periods.

Everyone believes that the exercise is good for the body which is indeed true to all. However, intense exercise can stress out the reproductive system and cause in having late periods though. As such, having poor eating habits, as well as too much intake of alcohol and caffeine, can also influence late periods.

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Are there any chances that women having late period negative pregnancy test could be pregnant?


Even a woman is pregnant, she can still have a negative test results because of the reasons include improper testing, expired test and diluted urine. Therefore, there are possibilities of being pregnant, even though woman gets a negative result in pregnancy test. Furthermore, having a late period is one of the symptoms of having an early pregnancy. There is a chance to get negative results even pregnant, once the test was taken too early. In addition, using home pregnancy test can’t guarantee to trace hCG especially in the early pregnancy. The right use of the home pregnancy test is to use it one week after the menstruation cycle is due. If the first test in negative, it is better to take a retest after several days or even a week after taking the first test. By doing this, this can ensure to have the right result.

Guideline To hCG Levels During Pregnancy hCG levels in weeks from LMP:

3 weeks LMP: 5 to 50 mIU/ml 4 weeks LMP: 5 to 426 mIU/ml 5 weeks LMP: 18 to 7,340 mIU/ml 6 weeks LMP: 1,080 to 56,500 mIU/ml 7 to 8 weeks LMP: 7, 650 to 229,000 mIU/ml 9 to 12 weeks LMP: 25,700 to 288,000 mIU/ml 13 to 16 weeks LMP: 13,300 to 254,000 mIU/ml 17 to 24 weeks LMP: 4,060 to 165,400 mIU/ml 25 to 40 weeks LMP: 3,640 to 117,000 mIU/ml Non-pregnant females: <5.0 mIU/ml Postmenopausal females: <9.5 mIU/ml

Is it harmful to every woman in always having late period negative pregnancy test?

There are many women who are experiencing this situation – which is common for many. Even though it does not harm, it is still important to have a proper menstruation cycle. If woman always experiences this situation, it is better to consult a doctor for an assurance as well as proper clarification of the current situation.